A Yale doctor is using a video game to fight the opioid crisis
Is this the future of drug abuse therapy? A record number of people in the US died from drug overdoses over the past year, driving doctors to seek an unlikely tech-based tool. Noah Smith explores how the video game PlaySmart, hopes to revolutionise the treatment and prevention of drug abuse alongside more traditional methods whilst at the same time providing researchers with a better understanding of high-risk behaviour.
From The Washington Post